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Artist Yves Decoste (bottom) balances Valentyna Sidenko on his shoulders during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Artist Yves Decoste (bottom) balances Valentyna Sidenko on his shoulders during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Artists perform during Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Artists perform during Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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An artist performs during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

An artist performs during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Aerialist Julie Cameron performs during Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Aerialist Julie Cameron performs during Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Artist Anna Ostapenko performs during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Artist Anna Ostapenko performs during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Artist Julie Cameron performs during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Artist Julie Cameron performs during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor )

Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor )

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Artist Valentyna Sidenko (L) balances Yves Decoste with her body during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Artist Valentyna Sidenko (L) balances Yves Decoste with her body during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Artists perform during a dress rehearsal for Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Artists perform during Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Artists perform during Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Artists perform during Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Artists perform during Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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An aerialist performs during Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

An aerialist performs during Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Aerialist Julie Cameron performs during Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Aerialist Julie Cameron performs during Quidam, a show by Cirque du Soleil, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, January 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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